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Invermere one step closer to making a makerspace

CBT funding helps makerspace get closer to reality

The end of an Echo

Invermere Valley Echo shuts down operations in Columbia Valley

Hiker rescued from Hell Roaring Creek near Invermere

Search and Rescue come in from two ways to find and save man who fell in the water

Upgrades to Tilley Memorial Park in Canal Flats unveiled

New washrooms, expanded docks among new features

Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

Coast Hotels offering support to help ease the burden on evacuees

BC Storm: Rain causes flooding in Metro Vancouver, turns to snow in Whistler
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Tearful Trudeau: Canada 'less as a country without Gord Downie'
  • 32 mins ago


Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie dead at 53
  • 4 hours ago


Kingcome, B.C. experiencing flooding


    Lightning sparks small wildfires throughout Southeast Fire Centre

    28 small fires started in southeastern B.C. on Monday, but none are threatening

    RCMP send 340 officers from B.C. and Alberta to help with wildfires

    RCMP say there will be ‘no tolerance for criminal activities’ in fire evacuation zones

    RCMP asking for public patience

    RCMP resources from around the province are being deployed to assist with a multitude of fires

    • Jul 7th, 2017

    Campfires banned in Columbia Valley

    High forest fire risks lead to campfire ban

    CBT funding helps Columbia Valley organizations

    Variety of organizations and communities funded thanks to CBT

    Police seeking suspect following alleged sexual assault

    The RCMP are actively searching for a suspect following incident at Boundary Creek Provincial Park

    • Jul 6th, 2017

    BC Ferries reminds vehicle, foot passengers to avoid alcohol and drugs before sailings

    Impaired drivers and walk-ons risk being reported to police – 127 were in past year

    • Jul 6th, 2017

    Puppy found in Aldergrove with zap strap on infected tail

    The BC SPCA is investigating what looks like an attempt at a home tail docking done wrong.

    • Jul 6th, 2017

    Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA now in opposition

    Doug Clovechok promises that he will represent the riding, no matter what side he sits on

    Akisqnuk receive funding for curated trail

    Akisqnuk First Nation Band received $19,000 for the trail

    Creating a new narrative for Canal Flats

    Economic development consultant hired, lists vision for next 90 days

    Volunteer Opportunities website for Columbia Valley

    CBT Funding allows Community Foundation to move foward with website design

    Shared principal for Martin Morigeau

    J.A. Laird principal will job-share, vice principal to be hired for on-site